Mar 19, 2013 12:00pm PDT
of thousands gather for the installation mass of pope francis. ♪ >> reporter: i'm lauren green in rome. >>> and rosemary is here in minutes with more on the rain moving into the bay area. she'll tell you if it will amount to much. >>> and the dramatic scene that brought down a bridge and a lot more. >>> here we go! >> in the blink of an eye explosive charges raced across a bridge in texas demolishing a bridge across a lake about 45 miles from the city of austin. a woman living 26 miles away said the blast made her house shake. there's word that detonation was so powerful, it knocked out phone service including 911 plus tv and internet coverage in parts of three counties. witnesses tell the highway patrol a wrong-way driver caused an injury crash this morning. it happened on westbound highway 4 near willow road in concord. it happened around 6:30, the highway patrol says at least two people were hurt in the accident which involved a big rig truck. the lanes reopened about 7:15 but it took traffic a long time to recover. >>> plans are underway for a special school assembly for the teenag
Mar 18, 2013 12:00pm PDT
biden is among the world leaders gathering in rome for tomorrows official installation of pope francis at the vatican. biden is leading the u.s. delegation and will be joined by house minority leader nancy pelosi of san francisco and bay area congress woman anna eshew. they are expected to join more than 1 million people tomorrow for traveling from across the globe to be in rome for the ceremony. >>> this week marks the tenth anniversary of the start of the iraq war, and a new report is shedding light on the wars cost, in human life and in dollars. the report from researchers at brown university says 190,000 people were killed in a conflict. that includes 4500 u.s. service members and 134,000 iraqi civilians. researchers also calculated the total cost of the war at almost $2.2 trillion. >> iraq achieved a lot but we are increasingly concerned about the political crisis going on now and the stalemate and this has to be solved by discussion. >> a recent poll found that 53% of americans feel the invasion of iraq was a mistake. 42% said the war was not a mistake. >>> at this hour the u.s.